- 1 Nomenclature
- 2 Historical Use of Cimicifuga heracleifolia
- 3 Background
- 4 Pharmaceutical Information
- 5 Evidence or the Use of Cimicifuga heracleifolia in the Treatment of Epilepesy
- 6 Safety
Historical Use of Cimicifuga heracleifolia
Cimicifuga heracleifolia in Traditional Chinese Medicine
Chinese Name (pinyin): Shengma
Chinese Name :
Common Name :Bugbane Rhizome
Specific Name : Rhizoma cimicifugae
Collection : The drug is collected in autumn, removed from soil and fibrous roots and dried in the sun.
Description : Irregular long pieces, frequently branched, nodular, 10 - 20 cm in diameter, 10 - 20 cm long, 2 - 4 cm in diameter. Externally blackish brown or brown, rough with remains of many wiry fibrous roots. The upper part sdhowing several round and hollow remains of stem, the inner walls with reticulate furrows and the lower part lumpy with fibrous root scars. Texture light and hard, uneasily broken, fracture uneven, cracked, fibrous, yellowish green or yellowish white. Odour slight, taste slightly bitter and astringent.
Identification : Not more than 8.0%
Processing : Eliminate foreign matter, soak briefly, wash clean, soften thoroughly, cut into thick slices and dry.
Action : To induce perspiration and promote eruption, to remove toxic heat, and to cure droping and ptosis.
Indication : headache caused by wind-heat, toothache, ulcers in the mouth, sore throat; measles with inadequate eruption and other eruptive febrile diseases; prolapse of the rectum or uterus
Dosage : 3 to 9 g.
Storage : Preserve in a ventilated and dry place.
Synonymns for Cimicifuga heracleifolia
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Evidence or the Use of Cimicifuga heracleifolia in the Treatment of Epilepesy
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